Cameron/Lawton Community Band announces Fall 2012 concert

The Cameron/Lawton Community Band will present its Fall 2012 concert on Sunday, October 14 at 3 p.m. at the Cameron University Theatre. Membership in the community band includes more than 60 musicians who have previous intermediate-level performance on woodwind, brass or percussion instruments. In addition to Cameron students, alumni and faculty, high school students from Lawton MacArthur, Lawton Eisenhower, Lawton High, Lawton Arts Academy, Duncan, Geronimo  and Elgin, as well as several middle school band members will be performing. Additionally, community members from the Lawton/Fort Sill area as well as Duncan and Sterling are performing. Admission to the concert is $10 for adults and $5 for students and senior adults. Cameron University students, faculty and staff are admitted free with proper identification.

The Cameron/Lawton Community Band is conducted by Dr. Jim Lambert, Chair, CU Department of Music and Professor of Music. The concert will feature “National Emblem March” by E. E. Bagley, “Overture A La Russe” by Warren Barker, James Curnow's “Heritage of Freedom,” Henry Fillmore's “Teddy Trombone,” John Philip Sousa's “I've Made My Plans for the Summer,” and Ken Dye's arrangement of the Gershwin hit “I've Got Rhythm.” The concert will conclude with “Armed Forces Salute” arranged by Bob Lowden and “Stars and Stripes Forever” by John Philip Sousa.

The Cameron/Lawton Community Band has performed more than 60 concerts over the past 37 years and presents a campus concert each semester at Cameron University.

For more information, contact the Cameron University Department of Music at 580-581-2440.

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October 5, 2012

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